Have you ever been stuck on October 30th with an impending Halloween party looming and no ideas for a costume? Are you struggling to find the perfect top for the tacky sweater party during the holidays? This is where a thrift store can really save the day. All you need to do is venture inside and take a look around. Period clothing is plentiful at thrift shops, so you should be able to locate anything from a nice 70s leisure suit to the makings of a pirate costume. And let's be honest; thrift stores can be a gold mine for some tacky clothes to win you the top prize. You'll also save a bundle by avoiding the costume shop for an expensive one-night rental.